Harper's shack is a location in the Mojave Wasteland, located at the end of Primm Pass.


The Vipers gang patrols to the northeast. There may be multiple deathclaws in the area. To the south is Dead Wind Cavern.

It has a campfire outside, along with some prickly pear cacti and inside is a workbench and reloading bench. Several crafting tools are inside the shack along with a few ammunition boxes and some random weapons and loot. Harper's shack also includes several storage containers, and a usable bed.

Notable lootEdit


  • Harper's shack is ideal for player housing, as it has safe storage, bed, campfire, re-loading bench and workbench all in or around the building. However, deathclaws may be located in the surrounding areas and could be potentially dangerous to a low level character.
  • On occasion, a Viper gang member may spawn inside the house and, if the shack is being used as player housing, then they may pick up one of the player's weapons (if any are stored in containers).
  • There is a shovel against the far wall from the door of the shack, which, when the crosshairs are directed towards it, will have the highlighted name of "shovel," but cannot be interacted with beyond using the "grab" button to pick up the shovel and move it around.
  • Deathclaws (3 or more) will sometimes spawn on top of you when you fast travel in.


Harper's shack appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.


  • PCIcon pc Playstation 3Icon ps3 Xbox 360Icon xbox360 Upon entering, a nearby deathclaw may follow you in. If one does follow you inside the house, allow it to kill you. When you load from the auto save, no deathclaw should come inside the shack.[verified]
  • PCIcon pc An undiscovered Harper's Shack map marker may not appear after taking the Explorer perk. [verification overdue]


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